The upcoming Max animated series Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai has officially received a release date! Fans of the beloved franchise can mark their calendars for May 23, 2023, when the show is set to premiere. The announcement was made by Warner Bros. Discovery, much to the excitement of fans worldwide.
Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai is an upcoming animated family adventure series that will serve as a prequel to the original Gremlins films. The show is set in 1920s Shanghai and follows the Wing family as they encounter a young Mogwai that will eventually become known as Gizmo. Fans of the original Gremlins films will be thrilled to learn more about the backstory of one of the most beloved characters in the franchise.
The cast of Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai is impressive, to say the least. It includes the talents of Ming-Na Wen, James Hong, BD Wong, Matthew Rhys, Izaac Wang, AJ LoCascio, and Gabrielle Nevaeh Green. In addition to the main cast, the show will feature a star-studded lineup of guest voice actors. Fans can look forward to hearing the voices of Sandra Oh, Randall Park, George Takei, and Bowen Yang, among others.
Zach Galligan, who starred as Billy Peltzer in the original Gremlins films, will also be making an appearance as a guest voice actor in the series. With such an impressive cast, it’s clear that Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai is set to be a hit with fans of all ages.
Overall, the upcoming Max animated series Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai is an exciting addition to the beloved franchise. With a release date now set for May 23, 2023, fans can start counting down the days until they can immerse themselves in the world of Gremlins once again.
“Sam Wing (future shop owner Mr. Wing in the 1984 Gremlins film) accepts the dangerous task to take Gizmo home and embarks on a journey through the Chinese countryside,” reads the official synopsis for the series. “Sam and Gizmo are joined by a teenage street thief named Elle, and together, they encounter—and sometimes battle—colorful monsters and spirits from Chinese folklore. Along their quest, they are pursued by a power-hungry industrialist and his growing army of evil Gremlins.”